Culture/Politics/History

Sanctioned Illegal Immigration is an Illegal Uncompassionate Mobocracy

By Ronnie W. Rogers / January 21, 2019 / Comments Off on Sanctioned Illegal Immigration is an Illegal Uncompassionate Mobocracy

Actively or passively facilitating or incentivizing illegal immigration only appears to be compassionate. In the long term, it is actually uncompassionate because it undermines legal immigration and fuels globalism, which deconstructs the USA as a sovereign nation, creates and perpetuates unnecessary border crises of suffering, promotes lawlessness, and it costs more to fund than securing…

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Donors Call for an Investigation into the Firing of Dr. Paige Patterson

By Ronnie W. Rogers / June 30, 2018 / Comments Off on Donors Call for an Investigation into the Firing of Dr. Paige Patterson

Twenty-six large financial supporters have sent a letter to SWBTS Board Chairman Mr. Ueckert and the Executive Committee. The letter records charges of several errors, including lack of biblical moral dignity, legal infractions, and Bylaw breaches that were made by the Board, particularly Chairman Ueckert and the Executive Committee. The letter calls for an investigation…

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Roger Williams Sheds Light on the “Wall of Separation”

By Ronnie W. Rogers / March 12, 2018 / Comments Off on Roger Williams Sheds Light on the “Wall of Separation”

The imagery of a “wall of separation” was actually in use prior to Thomas Jefferson’s famous use of the phrase, and so it is wise to find out how it had been used in the context of religious freedom in America. This is particularly important in light of the fact that Jefferson used it while…

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Suggestions for a Compassionate and Just Immigration

By Ronnie W. Rogers / February 19, 2018 / Comments Off on Suggestions for a Compassionate and Just Immigration

Speaking of compassionate immigration should be more than a rhetorical stiletto to carve one’s opinion into law by portraying opponents as being uncompassionate if they do not support amnesty, weak borders, or fast-tracking illegals.[1] Compassionate immigration needs to be just and just immigration needs to be compassionate. By immigration being compassionate and just, I do…

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How Did Our Baptist Ancestors View Church and State?

By Ronnie W. Rogers / February 20, 2017 / Comments Off on How Did Our Baptist Ancestors View Church and State?

John Leland, a Baptist preacher, “emerged a leader among the Commonwealth’s Baptists. He was instrumental in allying the Baptists with Jefferson and Madison in the bitter Virginia struggle to disestablish the Anglican Church and to secure freedom for religious dissenters.”[1] According to L.H. Butterfield, Leland “was as courageous and resourceful a champion of the rights…

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Law and Morality

By Ronnie W. Rogers / January 23, 2017 / Comments Off on Law and Morality

At Trinity, I lead a three-year men’s group called the Round Table. The first year focuses on Theology, the second on Ethics and the third year on Ideologies (Worldviews). Mike Tinney recently presented a paper on Law and Morality in The Roundtable in Ideology. Mike is an attorney by profession and has presented an excellent…

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A Supportive Response to Peter Lumpkins Article About the ERLC & Trump Voters

By Ronnie W. Rogers / October 24, 2016 / Comments Off on A Supportive Response to Peter Lumpkins Article About the ERLC & Trump Voters

Below is a brief supportive comment that I wrote in response to an article by Peter Lumpkins on SBC Today entitled, Joe Carter, the ERLC and Division over Donald Trump (Parts 1 and 2).[1] Peter’s article responds to some general statements from the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) that continually positions those who may…

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Homosexual Marriage: A Change in the Law of Marriage and Religious Freedom

By Ronnie W. Rogers / July 9, 2015 / Comments Off on Homosexual Marriage: A Change in the Law of Marriage and Religious Freedom

“On Friday, June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled by a 5-4 vote to impose so-called gay marriage on all 50 states.” While this decision did not change the nature of true marriage, for only God can do that, it did change the nature of legal marriage, and, tragically, in many minds that is…

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Glen Eyrie Spring Break 2015 Scientist Quotes

By Ronnie W. Rogers / March 18, 2015 / Comments Off on Glen Eyrie Spring Break 2015 Scientist Quotes

Glen Eyrie Notes, Session III quotes of scientists regarding homosexuality being genetic Francis S. Collins, one of the world’s leading genetic scientists, head of the human genome project, in his book, The Language of God, “Evidence from twin studies does in fact support the conclusion that heritable factors play a role in male homosexuality. indicating…

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A Letter to My Dear Baptist Ancestors

By Ronnie W. Rogers / July 14, 2014 / Comments Off on A Letter to My Dear Baptist Ancestors

Thank you for your willing and unselfish sacrifice for my undeserved freedom of religion in America! It seems to me that most Americans, including many Baptists, are either unaware or have forgotten the extraordinary role that Baptists played in securing religious liberty in America. Many Americans who are aware seek to minimize Christianity’s role in…

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